September 2018 | Landholders Driving Change

Having a say

It’s all about having a say NEVER before has a project taken such a wide-ranging approach to improving land and water quality at a catchment scale. Strong and ongoing local participation is the cornerstone of the Landholders Driving Change project (LDC). As the...

Project Panel meets

Next panel meeting this month THE next LDC project panel meeting will be held on 27 and 28 September. Panel members will also inspect several sites on which onground work will be carried out. The project panel advises and oversees the LDC action plan. It’s role is to...

New Incentives update

Exploring all options to provide incentive to change to better practices EXPLORING New Incentives is an important component of the LDC project, working with landholders to investigate a range of approaches that reward good practice. LDC engaged CSIRO along with James...

Feral pig control

LDC helps to combat feral pigs THE LDC project will match landholders’ contributions towards the cost of the aerial control of feral pigs in the Whitsunday region.  For every landholder who pays the $200 contribution to the Whitsunday Regional Council’s 2018/19 annual...

Water monitoring groups

Graziers get to grips with water monitoring THE LDC has set up a Community Water Quality Monitoring Group, comprised of local graziers. These graziers will undertake water sampling training conducted by TropWater in mid-September. The Centre for Tropical Water and...